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The Lancashire Watch Company.
Published by Ken Robert, this 88 page book includes an essay on the company's history, a trade catalog, and writings on the company. Hard to find, if you are into watches this one's for you.
$5
Item Number b585
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Stanley 1911 Catalog Reprint.
This is a Roger K. Smith reprint of the 1911 catalog, the first catalog of the "type 11" era. If you are a type 11 collector, this one's for you. It's an uncommon reprint in excellent condition. 62 pages, full-size softcover.
$20
Item Number b588
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Extra-Complex 18th Century Molding Plane by George Mutter.
This plane was made by Mutter, the well-known London platemaker who worked from 1766-1799 according to Godman. This plane has the classic lines of an 18th century molder including the flat chamfers along the handhold, the deep cove along the step, and sharp gouge cuts at the transition points. The plane cuts a most unusual Cove, Ovolo and Bead profile approximately 1in wide by 3/4in deep. The blade matches the sold profile exactly and is quite clean and free of pitting.It's such an unusual profile I suspected it was altered at some point. I see a small slip of wood attached to the underside of the depth stop, but otherwise it's all original. The mouth opening is even across the entire profile whereas modified planes often have wide mouths as the sole is modified. It's an amazing 210+ year old molding plane with a profile I've never come across before.
$65
Item Number mp1820
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Excellent Rosewood 9in Bevel Gauge.
This unmarked gauge is in excellent condition with perfect wood, nicely patinated brass, and a straight, clean blade. The stock is rosewood with a nice sap/heartwood streak on one face. IT's a screw lock model which is simple, and easy to set. It's in exceptional condition and will work perfectly. It's also a nice smaller size for bench work.
$25
Item Number mml1930
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Excellent British Rosewood 8in Bevel Gauge.
This gauge was made by the Evict Cabinet and Tool Factory, part of the Cannock works of Elliot Lucas.There is an interesting article on the company on the BBC's website here: http://tinyurl.com/jzxjo6v It features nearly perfect wood, nicely patinated brass, and a straight, clean blade. The stock is rosewood with gorgeous color and a good heft to it. . IT's a screw lock model which is simple, and easy to set. It's in exceptional condition and will work perfectly. It's also a nice smaller size for bench work.
$25
Item Number mml1931
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7n British Bevel Gauge.
I believe this gauge has an ebony stock- it's a deep black wood with no visible variations in color or grain. The woods minor wear. The screw lock works perfectly handhelds the blade perfectly tight. The blade is straight and clean. It's a nice smaller size for bench work.
$25
Item Number mml1933
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Tiny 3in Starrett 3in Outside Calipers.
These calipers are in excellent condition with only minor discoloration. They work perfectly.
$12
Item Number mml1922
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6in Infill Try Square.
This is an unmarked try square that I presume is a Stanley. It has a rosewood or walnut infill and a good straight blade. The wood has especially nice color.
$25
Item Number mml1927
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Clean, Crisp Ohio 7/8in Casing Molding Plane.
This plane cuts a nice reverse ogee along the edge of a board. It's called the "new style" plane in the Ohio catalogs of the time. It's used with the board held upright in the vise, the plane's fence rides one face with the plane held vertically. Removing the need for spring angle make the plane easier to use according to the company's literature. The blade is skewed. It is long and clean with no pitting. The plane itself is quite clean with no damage and little wear. It's meant to work 7/8in stock and would be a nice profile for a chest lid, table top, shelf edge, etc.
$35
Item Number mp1812
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Stanley no. 28 Fore/Jointer Plane.
This is a Sweetheart Era no. 28 18in fore or short jointer plane. It was made in the 1920s Sweetheart era and is in very good condition. The wood bottom has minor wear. There is no damage to the knob or tote. The blade is especially nice with no pitting or discoloration at all. The cast frame has almost all original finish. the adjusters all work well. I'll make an excellent worker for those who appreciate wood-bottom planes
$40
Item Number p689
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Simonds 26in Crosscut Handsaw.
This is a 26in 7point crosscut saw, a good size and configuration for breaking down boards to length. It has a fairly clean plate with a faint etch. The handle is nearly perfect. The teeth aren't sharp but they are in decent shape. The plate is straight. A very decent user saw
$45
Item Number s636
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Norton Tri-Hone System w/ 5 Stones.
This is the standard Norton Tri-Hone in excellent condition showing little use. It comes with five stones: the fast- cutting coarse Crystolon stone, a Fine India new and unused in its original packaging, a White Hard Arkansas, Lily White Washita, and a black hard Arkansas. The black hard and Washita are extremely hard to find. The white and black Arkansas stones are not marked, but there's no mistaking them. The Lily White Washita is faintly marked, but it's there. Some have been used a bit, but they are in excellent shape. The system and stones would likely retail in the $400 range if you could find all of the stones.
$245
Item Number m1452
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Atkin & Son, Birmingham 3/4in Square Ovolo Molding Plane.
This plane is in good shape with some minor wear. Atkin was a top quality maker and produced some great planes. The only problem with this one is some pitting on the blade back which will need to be resolved or worked around via a back bevel. It's a nice plane and a useful profile so the plane is worth putting a bit of time into to get it up and running again.
$20
Item Number mp1807
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Early Pre-Lateral Stanley no. 35 Smooth Plane.
This is the wood-bottom version of the no. 4 bench plane. It is 9in long with a 2 in wide blade. This example is from the late 1870s to early 1880s. It has a nearly perfect knob and tote. The cast frame and cap iron have almost all original finish. There are a few dings in the sole but it's quite clean. The blade is slightly later than the plane, dating to the late 1880s. The blade has almost all of its original length and no pitting at all on the back. It will be a nice user smooth plane.
$30
Item Number p687
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1in Boxwood-Handled Tang Chisel.
This Chisel is marked "Sheffield-made". It has a sharp bevel and perfectly clean back. The bevel isn't exactly square, but it's sharp. The boxwood handle is near perfect.
$20
Item Number c1869
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Back Brothers 1in Tang Chisel.
This is a fine bevel-edge tang paring chisel. The bevel is sharp and honed, the back perfectly clean and free of pitting. It is 10.5 in long overall. It's a top quality edge tool in excellent user condition.
$28
Item Number c1863
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Nice 10in Rosewood Bevel Gauge.
This is a good, usable 10in screw-lock bevel that works perfectly. It's got some good, honest patina and wear but no damage. The stock is made of dense, heavy rosewood and the blade is exceptional clean.It locks securely which is all that really matters. It's a solid, user-grade gauge.
$20
Item Number mml1906
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3/4in Side Bead by S.Cummings.
This plane was made by Samuel Cummings who worked in the Providence/Boston area throughout the first half of the 19th century. The plane itself is extra-crisp and clean with hardly a fault. The blade has some serious pitting, but only really where the blade is buried in the fence. The actual working areas of the blade are remarkably clean. It's usable, and should work well once tuned up.
$20
Item Number mp1776
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Small, Early Ogee Molding Plane.
This plane is British, has a hight angle blade, and looks like it's early 19th century. It has a very faint maker's mark of which I can only read ****ON ****OL which I assume is a Bristol maker, but not Greenslade for sure. The blade is short but in decent shape. The profile is 1/2in wide and about as deep. It's a cute little plane and a bit of amystery
$30
Item Number mp1780
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Quirk Ogee and Bevel Molding Plane.
This plane was made by Jarvis in Preston, a mark listed in Goodman as dating to ca. 1848. No other information is included on the maker/ It cuts a 1 1/2in wide by 3/4in deep profile. The plane is made from a burly, figured piece of beech, not your ordinary plane wood. It's acquired a high sheen and looks great I think. It's been repaired a bit- the back section of boxing was replaced. The blade is in decent shape and it looks totally usable to me.
$30
Item Number mp1781
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Nice Reverse Ogee by Clough, Manchester.
This British molding plane has a clean, damage-free body that shows minimal use. The blade is excellent and free of any pitting. It cuts a 1in wide by 1/2in deep reverse ogee, a handy little profile for running along a shelf edge, table top, chest lid,etc. It has a nice wide fence to make it easy to keep at the proper spring angle. The mouth is still tight and the sole free of damage. The plane was made by Thomas Clough in Manchester ca. 1828 according to Goodman. For nearly 200 years of age it's in great shape and still completely usable. It's an unusual profile, and a nice one to have in your working kit.
$45
Item Number mp1783
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Sargent BM 1/8in Carving Gouge.
This gouge was made for Sargent by CE Jennings during the V.B.M. (Very Best Made) era ca. 1910-20. It's in very good condition and should be a fine worker. There's no pitting on the inside face. The handle is excellent. It needs a quick bevel grind and hone to have it up and running in no time
$24
Item Number c1862
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Small Buck Brothers 1/4 in Tang Chisel.
This is an small Buck chisel with a original apple handle and no pitting on the back. It's 8in long overall.
$24
Item Number c1841
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Starrett 4in Inside Calipers.
These calipers are in excellent condition and work perfectly.
$14
Item Number mml1882
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Small 6in Iron Bevel.
This is a small, unmarked 6in bevel in good working order. It has a simple screw-lock mechanism that keeps the blade perfectly set. It's a nice small size for bench work.
$25
Item Number mml1874
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Early Flat Ovolo Molding Plane.
This plane has an over-stamped maker's mark. I can only make out "E. M*****" I can't find a match in either my British or American references, but maybe you'll have better luck. It's a very early looking plane as you can seen the photos. It's been through a number of owners based on the large number of stamps on the toe and heel. Despite this it's still in great shape and has a nice clean iron. It looks completely usable and would be a fun research project.
$30
Item Number mp1748
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Excellent Sims, London 5/8in Flat Reverse Ogee.
This small lambs tongue profile was intended to be a sash plane but will decorate the edge of a shelf or table top just as well. It's a simple plane to use with a nice big depth stop and fence. The plane was marked Sims but also has the Atkin and Son logo. Goodman mentions that Atkin may have acquired the Sims name in order to take advantage of the prestige of a "London made" plane. The plane is crisp and clean with minimal wear. The mouth is super tight. The cabinet pitch blade has zero pitting and almost all of its original length. The bevel has a small ding that will need a quick stop at the grinding wheel to rectify. Otherwise it's a top condition plane with a very useful small profile.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $40
Item Number mp1411
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Excellent Greenslade 5/8in Flat Ovolo Molding Plane.
This is a clean, crisp ovolo molding plane made by Greenslade in Bristol. The plane has almost no wear and a nice clean iron bedded at cabinet pitch (55 degrees). The mouth is tight. The plane is very well made and has been well kept over the years. It's an easy plane to use with a good long fence and wide depth stop. It should be an exceptional worker cutting a very useful smaller profile ideal for shelf edges, table tops, boxes, etc.
$55
Item Number mp1739
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9in British Rosewood Try Square.
This square was made by CF Johnson, Sheffield and carries the "gramophone brand" stamp and original decal. It has the usual British style wide blade and is in excellent condition.
$25
Item Number mp1727
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Exceptional Goodell Pratt 6in Inside Calipers.
These calipers are in excellent to near-mint condition, the only real flaw being an owner's name engraved in one leg. Otherwise they are near perfect which is astounding considering they were made prior to 1939.
$12
Item Number mml1810
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